At the most, three families had their home at the station. In 1971 the fog-signal was automated, and in 1991 the station was de-manned. The station is owned by the state and protected as a national monument under the Cultural Heritage Act. A cooperation with the local municipality makes it possible to welcome visitors in the summertime. Jomfruland is a coastal light that shall give the mariners a safe landfall in the waters between Kragerø and the Langesund Fjord. Jomfruland lighthouse and the beacon at Djupodden form leading lights to show the safe passage from Stanggapet outside Kragerø towards the more sheltered waters inside Jomfruland.